Posts Categorized: Assemblies

Proposal to Improve the General Assembly

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The general assembly is the foundation of our movement. It has provided us with a space for our voices to be heard. I am saddened to say that the GA is not what it once was. It has devolved into interpersonal conflicts, abuse, and financial transactions. Money has torn the GA apart. If it is […]

Spokes Council Meeting Protocols Proposal

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Spokes Council Meeting Protocols Proposal   Contact Name: Sean McKeown Working Group: Town Planning   Spokes Council was envisioned as a high-functioning system for having conversation between Working Groups.  Using a distributed model for decision-making that uses a horizontal system of direct democracy, Spokes Council compensates for the use of verticality in its design by […]

Tweets for Tue, 14 Feb 2012

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POI: Many #OWS Gen Assembly/Spokes mtgs exceed @LibertySqGA’s ratelimits. Hence @LibertySqGA2, @LibertySqGA3, @LibertySqGA4. Catch ‘em al! Hey fam! We’re here at 60 Wall Street, where the #NYCGA is starting. Follow here, @LibertySqGA2, @LivertySqGA3, @LibertySqGA4 for tweets. [I was a little late tonight, so I missed a few reportbacks. We'll tweet them from the owsnyc.tv livestream […]

NYC Operational Spokes Council 2/13/2012 (Minutes)

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NYC OPERATIONAL SPOKES COUNCIL DAY 150 Date/Time: 2/13/12, Location: Riverside Church Audio Recording Facilitation: Anthony, Sean, David Stack: Bana Minutes: Corey Reportbacks: Kitchen, Occupy Info, Town Planning, quasi-reportback about march today from facilitator Anthony Proposal: Create a Budget Process for Spokes Council (Accounting) – Discussion Proposal: Not use petty cash (Accounting) – Consensus Proposal: Start Meeting at scheduled time […]

Tweets for Mon, 13 Feb 2012

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Hi fam! We’re starting #OWS Spokescouncil at Riverside Church. Follow here, @LibertySqGA2, @LibertySqGA3, and @LibertySqGA4. #NYCSC Announcements: Kitchen tells us that they were contacted by someone and asked to hold off on filing their permit request for #Occupalooza. Kitchen says the person indicated that other ppl (she said they gave the impression they meant “higher-ups”) […]

Vision & Goals 2/14 GA presentation

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Visions and Goals would like to have a review of, and consensus request for, the OWS draft vision statement. The text of the draft statement can be found here: http://www.nycga.net/groups/vision-and-goals/forum/topic/comments-welcome-21212-consensed-draft-vision-statement/ -Patrick, on behalf of Vision & Goals WG

Proposal for the formation of the OWS Transportation Operations Working Group

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The OWS Transportation Operations Working Group is responsible for facilitating transportation for the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Transportation coordinates with Occupiers and Working Groups to assist them in any transportation needs that they might have. From cars, trucks, buses, and public transportation, the Transportation OWG will keep OWS mobile.

Proposal in support of May Day 2012

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This is a proposal for OWS to adopt this exact language for May Day 2012: May Day 2012 Occupy Wall Street stands in solidarity with the calls for a day without the 99%, a general strike and more!! On May Day, wherever you are, we are calling for: *No Work *No School *No Housework *No […]

Proposal to start a zeitgeist working group within OWS.

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We at the Zeitgeist Movement share the Occupy Wall Street movement’s sense of urgency with regard to the ever-widening wealth gap, the endless wars, the purchasing of legislation, rising unemployment, and the general unsustainability of the current economic model.  As a solution, we support the formation of a global, resource based economy where technology (which […]

NYC General Assembly 2/11/2012 (Minutes)

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NYC GENERAL ASSEMBLY DAY 148 Date/Time: 2/11/2012, 7pm Location: 60 Wall Street, Moved to Zuccotti around 9:35 Facilitators: Melanie, Corey (with Nathan stepping in around 9:05) Stack: Yoni Time Keeper: Domo (with Corey stepping in around 9:40) Minutes: molly o. Proposal: Proposal to start a zeitgeist working group within OWS, tabled for further coordination between proposers […]